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US Histroy EOC Review Vocabulory #1
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the pracitce of employing minors for low wages and poor working conditions
movements from the americans countryside to cities in search of jobs
intended to help indians ,it had the oppsite effect by giving tribal lands to individual indians ,who often sold them
people who started new businesses based on their inventions,services,or ideas
poor areas of cities densely populated by people of common language and origin
free enterprise system
economic system in which private businesses compete free of goverment control
the time between 1870 to 1900 during which the population and economy grew quickly along wiht political and corporate corruption
praire region of the united states
allowed farmers to occupy unsettled land to build homes and farms
the process of moving to another country to take up permanent residence
Interstate Commerce Act
federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices
Organizations of workers who, together, put pressure on the employers in an industry to improve working conditions and wages.
a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering.
the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service.
favoring the interests of native-born people over foreign-born people
the act of giving one's personal wealth to the benefit
a person who wields political power and influence over a region or constituency
Areas of federal land set aside for Native Americans
Sherman Anti-trust Act
A federal law passed in 1890 that committed the American government to opposing monopolies. The law prohibits contracts, combinations, or conspiracies "in the restraint of trade or commerce."
a train route across the united states finished in 1868
a large business entity that is separate and distinct from its owners
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